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Position: Environmental Outreach Canvasser
Organization: Earthroots –
Location: Toronto, Ontario

Are you an environmentally conscious and politically active person? Do you enjoy engaging with people about environmental and social justice issues?

Then you have come to the right place!

We are offering flexible part-time positions that are perfect for students or people seeking extra income.

Earthroots is a non-profit environmental grassroots organization dedicated to the protection of Ontario’s wilderness, wildlife and watersheds. Throughout the years we’ve made significant and long term impacts on the protection of Ontario's old-growth forests, wolves, provincial parks and the Greenbelt / Oak Ridges Moraine.

We are seeking creative, reliable and environmentally minded individuals to join our outreach canvass team. The position involves engaging people door-to-door throughout the beautiful neighbourhoods of Toronto to raise awareness about Earthroots’ campaigns, get petitions signed, and to build support through financial contributions.

Working outside with a group of inclusive and like-minded individuals is dynamic and fun! As a part-time job, we do everything we can to accommodate your schedule. The hours of the shifts are set – you just choose the days that work for you. The position also provides a lot of insight into the inner-workings of non-profit organizations and keeps you engaged in the current issues that impact Ontario’s environmental landscape. Earthroots relies on the ongoing efforts of our dedicated canvass team so if you want a job you can feel good about, look no further!

This is a paid part-time position. Canvassers work anywhere from 10 to 30 hours a week in the evenings and/or on weekends, based on the number of shifts they choose to do. Shifts are 4/5 hours each and run from Monday to Saturday (4:30 PM -9:30 PM). The weekend schedule is more flexible. Base pay is $15.50 per hour plus commission.

No third party recruiters or companies! You will be working directly with our organization.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Post-secondary education in an environmentally related discipline.
  • Past experience working or volunteering in the non-profit sector.
  • Canvassing experience preferred however we will provide full training for the right candidates.
  • Able to work within a team towards a common goal.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Friendly, engaging and out-going.

For more information or to apply, please send an email to Emma at:

Thank you for your interest, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Jan 7 2019    ID: 50155